Definition of Takeover attempt

1. Noun. An attempt to take control of a corporation.

Specialized synonyms: Bear Hug, Proxy Fight
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try



Lexicographical Neighbors of Takeover Attempt

taken the mickey
taken time
taken up(p)
taken with(p)
takeoff
takeoff booster
takeoff rocket
takeoffs
takeout
takeout double
takeout doubles
takeout food
takeouts
takeover
takeover arbitrage
takeover attempt (current term)
takeover bid
takeover bids
takeover target
takeovers
taker
takers
takes
takes a hint
takes action
takes after
takes care
takes charge
takes command
takes control

Literary usage of Takeover attempt

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Case Studies of Selected Leveraged Buyouts (1991)
"Summary of takeover attempts and Recapitalization Mesa Partners' takeover attempt Icahn's takeover attempt Case Study: Recapitalization of Hii I li ps ..."

2. Hostile Corporate Takeover: How, What, Where, When and Why (1991)
"The plan was part of a settlement which ended a 1984 takeover attempt by Mr. T. Boone ... for which Mesa Partners agreed to terminate the takeover attempt. ..."

3. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"While only a few companies have actually experienced a takeover attempt, the possibility of facing one is viewed with great consternation by many ..."

4. Silicon Destiny: The Story of Application Specific Integrated Circuits and by Rob Walker, Nancy Tersini (1992)
"When a takeover attempt appeared imminent, I called Segal in New York. "Marty," I said, "You'd better come out to Silicon Valley. It's battle stations here. ..."

5. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"1962 began eventfully with a takeover attempt by WR Carpenter Holdings Limited, which was rejected. In turn, Steamships acquired the assets of Colyer Watson ..."

6. Case Studies of Selected Leveraged Buyouts (1991)
"Summary of takeover attempts and Recapitalization Mesa Partners' takeover attempt Icahn's takeover attempt Case Study: Recapitalization of Hii I li ps ..."

7. Hostile Corporate Takeover: How, What, Where, When and Why (1991)
"The plan was part of a settlement which ended a 1984 takeover attempt by Mr. T. Boone ... for which Mesa Partners agreed to terminate the takeover attempt. ..."

8. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"While only a few companies have actually experienced a takeover attempt, the possibility of facing one is viewed with great consternation by many ..."

9. Silicon Destiny: The Story of Application Specific Integrated Circuits and by Rob Walker, Nancy Tersini (1992)
"When a takeover attempt appeared imminent, I called Segal in New York. "Marty," I said, "You'd better come out to Silicon Valley. It's battle stations here. ..."

10. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"1962 began eventfully with a takeover attempt by WR Carpenter Holdings Limited, which was rejected. In turn, Steamships acquired the assets of Colyer Watson ..."

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